Tuesday, November 2 2010
If you thought Konono No. 1 was the ultimate in high-octane African popular music, think again. This mind-altering music manages to be simultaneously hypnotic and hyper-kinetic.
Monday, November 1 2010
Squarepusher's not pop. He's not R&B or French house. I’m not sure I can dance to his music.
Sunday, October 31 2010
The equally venerable Brian Eno and Warp Records come together for the first time, and the electronic music pioneer manages yet another astonishingly immersive creation.
Tuesday, October 26 2010
Small Black blends elements of shoe gaze and New Wave revivalism to often remarkable results, but sometimes get carried away by chill-wave atmospherics.
Sunday, October 17 2010
Up-and-coming jazz musician Sarah Wilson wants to have it both ways, but a singular approach would benefit her style more.
Wednesday, October 6 2010
Tuesday, October 5 2010
Brooklyn-based duo the Hundred in the Hands create a debut album that seeks to move your hips by borrowing from any number of electro-genres.
Monday, October 4 2010
Third Round is a rare accomplishment: an instrumental, smooth jazz album where you can actually remember the melodies and hum them later. It's also one where the reward outweighs the effort.
Saturday, October 2 2010
This isn't your father's jazz.
Tuesday, September 28 2010
The student and the master of the alto sax record together. By listening alone, it's hard to tell which is which.